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AIS vessel ZHONG CHI - show graphs
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Callsign: VRFA6
MMSI number: 477201800
IMO number: 342097
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tanker (80)
Destination: JP SMT (ETA Sep28 21:00)
Location: 36°27.46' N 141°14.57' E - locator QM06OK99DU - show map - static map
34.2 miles Southeast bearing 121° from Takahagi, Ibaraki, Japan [?]
34.3 miles East bearing 106° from Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
85.9 miles Northeast bearing 46° from Chiba-shi, Chiba, Japan
87.9 miles Northeast bearing 53° from Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
Last position: 2017-10-02 06:39:19 EDT (21d 59m ago)
2017-10-02 19:39:19 JST local time at Takahagi, Japan [?]
Course: 10° – heading 13°
Speed: 15 MPH
Dimensions: length 188 m width 31 m draught 10.1 m
Last path: VRFA6>ais via JI1-QOX
Positions stored: 333
Stations near current position of ZHONG CHI - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
SBI ORION1.7 miles 334°2017-09-26 23:03:46 HAKUYO1.7 miles 298°2017-10-10 10:25:53
POLARIS LEADER6.8 miles 214°2017-10-21 21:51:47 SHOKIMARU NO.368.0 miles 206°2017-09-29 05:55:33
KOUSEN MARU10.0 miles 237°2017-10-01 13:03:40 DAEHO SUNRISE10.5 miles 244°2017-10-15 16:25:47
EIZAN MARU NO.6210.8 miles 269°2017-10-14 14:02:34 BULK CARINA10.9 miles 209°2017-10-17 13:32:20
RYUJIN11.1 miles 268°2017-09-26 18:54:27 SEIWA MARU11.2 miles 243°2017-10-20 20:00:23
SHOYO11.3 miles 312°2017-10-20 05:52:49 GOLDEN VEGA11.5 miles 301°2017-10-20 23:32:53
KAMIKITA MARU11.7 miles 321°2017-10-21 17:19:06 SHIN-OH MARU11.9 miles 202°2017-10-21 18:03:12
NANIWA MARU NO.711.9 miles 305°2017-10-17 13:31:20 GALAXY ACE12.1 miles 212°2017-10-21 14:39:44
SHOEI MARU NO.5812.3 miles 253°2017-10-18 08:46:01 REI MARU12.5 miles 243°2017-10-20 15:11:43
SINOKOR YOKOHAMA12.9 miles 296°2017-10-16 16:04:11 HIMAWARI 813.1 miles 278°2017-10-20 00:17:02
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This page shows real-time information collected from the Automatic Position Reporting System Internet network (APRS-IS). APRS is used by amateur (ham) radio operators to transmit real-time position information, weather data, telemetry and messages over the radio. A vehicle equipped with a GPS receiver, a VHF transmitter or HF transceiver and a small computer device called a tracker transmits it's location, speed and course in a small data packet, which is then received by a nearby iGate receiving site which forwards the packet on the Internet. Systems connected to the Internet can send information on the APRS-IS without a radio transmitter, or collect and display information transmitted anywhere in the world.
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